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West Side Market Hours Get Slight Adjustment Come August

The City of Cleveland on Friday evening announced some slight changes to the West Side Market's operating hours beginning August 3. Because it's the...

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Hibachi Japan Steak House to Open in Former Akira Sushi and Hibachi Spot in Solon

This hibachi saga begins, curiously enough, with a night on the town starring Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver. In the 1970s, Paul Goetz...

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Twin-Concept Eatery Starring Brunch and Vegan Food to Replace Yours Truly at Shaker Square

On Monday we reported that Yours Truly had closed its Shaker Square location after nearly 30 years. Today we learned who will be taking...

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Old Brooklyn Cheese Co. to Open Retail Shop at Van Aken District Market Hall in Shaker Heights

Since before it even opened the doors, Van Aken District has been pitching Michael Januska to join the food-filled Market Hall in Shaker Heights....

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Yours Truly Closes Shaker Square Location After 27 Years of Business

After 27 years on Shaker Square, Yours Truly Restaurants has decided to close that location effective July 6. The news was announced today via social...

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Should Bars and Restaurants Publicly Announce When Staffers Test Positive for Covid? Many Think It's the Right Thing to Do

On June 20, Yours Truly restaurants publicly announced that an employee had tested positive for Covid, adding that the Rockside location where he or...

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Zaytoon Lebanese Kitchen to Close After Three Years, New Concept to Follow

All restaurants are suffering right now, but those located downtown — and especially ones in Playhouse Square — seem especially hard hit owing to...

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BottleHouse Brewery to Unveil New Food Concepts from Chef Michael Schoen at Cleveland Heights and Lakewood Locations

Chef Michael Schoen has partnered with BottleHouse Brewery to open food concepts at the brewery’s Cleveland Heights (2050 Lee Rd., 216-214-2120) and Lakewood (13368...

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Market Garden Brewery Now Serving 'Freekly,' a Special Beer to Celebrate Scene's 50th Anniversary

Scene turned 50 this week, a momentous milestone that we will celebrate with all due festivity in a commemorative issue later this year when...

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A Reborn Mojo World Eats Dazzles Even In These Strange Times

I went 14 weeks without eating a meal inside a restaurant, an unprecedented span of time that has not been repeated in my entire...

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Forced by the Pandemic to Adapt, Chef's Garden Shifts its Focus from Restaurants to Home Cooks with Direct Shipping and Farm Sales

For more than 35 years, the Chef’s Garden in Huron has been the supplier to the stars in terms of specialty produce, with the...

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UJerk Caribbean Eatery Opens in Downtown on July 3

A little taste of Jamaica will make its way downtown thanks to Jon Manning, who will open UJerk Caribbean Eatery (850 Euclid Ave.) in...

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Plum Market Kitchen to Open in Former Constantino’s Space in University Circle

Detroit-based Plum Market, a company known for all-natural groceries, apothecary and wellness items, will open a 12,000-square-foot market in University Circle. The former Constantino’s...

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Update: Destination Cleveland Extends Deadline for Cleveland Brewery Passport Redemptions and Introduces Digital App

Update: Destination Cleveland put redemptions of its annual Cleveland Brewery Passport program on hold when the pandemic hit. Now, the organization has announced updates to the program. Starting...

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Cloak and Dagger, a Neighborhood Cocktail Bar, to Open this Fall in Tremont

Next in line for the notorious Tremont property that most recently was home to SalsaRito is Cloak & Dagger (2399 West 11th St.), which...

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From One-Off to Regional Brand, Original Steaks & Hoagies is Poised to Spread its Philly-Based Love Throughout the Land

In March of 2011, I sank my teeth into the best Philly sandwich ever to pass my lips other than those enjoyed in the...

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Punch Bowl Social to Reopen Flats Location on July 13

For weeks, the future of Punch Bowl Social (1086 W. 11th St., 216-239-1508) on the East Bank of the Flats has been in limbo...

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Pinzone's Meats Leaving the West Side Market

Another week, another change at the venerable West Side Market. Pinzone's Meats, which had proudly slung its wares at the public market for four...

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Coming Soon: Home Bistro, Opening This Summer in Little Italy

Victor Morenz admits that it is “the weirdest time possible” to be opening a restaurant, but that’s precisely where he and wife Emily Gilbert...

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80% of Ohio Restaurants Do Not Anticipate Breaking Even in 2020, According to New Poll

The Ohio Restaurant Association has been conducting weekly polls to evaluate the health of the state's restaurants and the ongoing impact of COVID-19. Gov....

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Chef Jonathon Sawyer Lands at Chicago Four Seasons Hotel

Chef Jonathon Sawyer, who recently closed Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat and Trentina restaurants in Cleveland, has landed in Chicago. He relocated his family to that...

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